An interpreted scripting language developed by Microsoft that is modeled on Visual Basic

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VBScript wait function

i'm trying to convert this function to wait notepad.exe to a generic wait function (that can wait for any process). I can't add a variable in the sQuery without breaking the syntax, is there any way ...
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log file for RDP connections to send email?

I was wondering if someone could help expand on this code to have it not only log the RDP connections with the time and date and user but to add the mac address, the external IP, and if possible to ...
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Node Webkit - Environment Variables [on hold]

I can't find any decent examples of Node Webkit being able to temporaringly set environment variables. I am currently working on making a portable framework to place some of my installed apps into, a ...
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Whitelist VBScript files for Windows Defender

I've got a ton of VBScript files acting as the glue in my custom workflow set-up. Since upgrading to Windows 8.1, I've found Windows Defender to scan the execution of my custom scripts as well. I ...
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How to create a macro for microsoft word to concatenate first and last name to generate username

I am trying to create a document in MS word that I can use to auto-generate logins and passwords for my users by just entering in a few details. The form looks like this (sample): First Name: John ...
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PsExec: Access is denied

I am trying to run a VBS script on many PC on my network at the same time. I am admin on all of them, but the instruction needs to run under SYSTEM account. I have opted to use PsExec (v.2.11) from ...
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Remove specific value from registry sub key

We need to delete a Security value from CD-ROM drive registry key. The main location is HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\IDE. From there it would depend on the make and model of the CD ...
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Is it possible to make a VBScript which executes a batch script within itself?

I know it sounds strange, but my idea is creating a single text file which contains a VBScript and a Batch Script within it, i.e. if I run that script as a VBScript, it calls itself as a Batch script, ...
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how do i use a command button so when I press it the information i have captures goes into a central store?

I have a rather large spreadsheet with 109 pieces of information that need to be captured. I've set this up as a scorecard - at the bottom I have created a button called submit (its a command ...
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VBS unzipping - object required: 'objshell.NameSpace(…)'

I know very little about bash or vbs. I am trying to make a script that will automatically unzip a zip called 'dungeon.zip', which contains a little game I programmed. I want to unzip it to a folder ...
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Stop Windows Defender deleting a legit VB script

I have wrote a little script that will automate downloading and running a program, however when invoking the script from command line, Windows Defender will enter the scene warning user that malware ...
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Send file in color to printer

I know how to send a file to a printer like this: print /d:\\%COMPUTERNAME%\printer file.bmp However this does not print in color. Is there any way to print in color using the command line (or a ...
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Run Excel macros in multiple files and paths

I need assistance to enhance the method I've implemented. Here are the details. I have multiple excel spreadsheets (xls, originally written on Excel 2007 or 2010) that have 3 main macros that I want ...
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Windows 7 logoff script?

I've been trying this for a while, to no avail. I read many docs, including: Windows 7 - How to run a script at shutdown but not at logoff https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc770300.aspx ...
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Script to save (pin) website to taskbar

I am frantically searching for some references which can help me out to save a shortcut to a webpage (say msn.com) to the taskbar. I Googled through last four days and only found references on how to ...
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Changing Folder Permissions in vbscript

I have a vbscript that will create a folder, but I need the User to have Full Permissions. I have put my code below. (Windows 8 system) FSO.CreateFolder(lclFolder) oWS.exec "icacls " & lclFolder ...
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VBscript subroutines and functions [closed]

I am trying to make my first vbscript, but it is a bit complicated. I know some VBA but totally new to vb. In my script, I currently have some sub () and function () routines. How would I get the ...
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Error calling .vbs from .bat

I am currently trying to call a .vbs file from a batch file and it keeps giving me an error. This is my batch file: @ECHO ON cscript "C:\Users\Alex.Newton\Desktop\VBScripts\First scripts\This is my ...
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Copy all files from a list of folder locations

I have a list of folder locations from which I would like to copy all the contained files at these locations. The list of folder locations are stored on a seperate line within a text file (.txt). All ...
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Script works fine as .wsh, goes berzerk in HTA

I have some code that sends keys to Telnet to manipulate an IR transmitter of mine. The script works fine as a stand-alone WSH script, but as soon as I try to put it in a Sub inside an HTA it goes ...
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VBScript output: formatting to a column (data can vary in length)

I would like to have a batch file that will query for a list of services (DisplayName,State,StartMode), but have them output into a nicely formatted when looking at it in a txt file. Here's what I ...
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Counting specific words within a batch of Word documents

I need a count of the number of times an acronym (e.g. ‘ABC’) is used in a collection of word documents. The acronym is always three letters and in block caps. All the word documents are contained ...
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Batch output filename with datetime

I have a batch file that look like this: set FOLDERTOZIP=c:\myfolder For /f "tokens=2-4 delims=/ " %%a in ('date /t') do (set mydate=%%c-%%a-%%b) For /f "tokens=1-2 delims=/:" %%a in ("%TIME%") do ...
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Windows Command line get disk space in GB

I'm trying to create a batch file to pull the total size and free space of the C:\ drive of servers (locally run script). I also need the output to be easily readable, so bytes is not going to work, ...
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seach for a word in .txt files and write few line into new .txt file

Please help me to create a script to perform task as per described below. i have 2 files. A.txt and B.txt Content of A.txt as per below ITEM name TICKY title nice coffe drink type DRINK ITEM ...
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How do I record in VLC media player on a schedule?

I have an IP stream coming through VLC media player in Window 7, and I would like to automate the process of opening the stream and start recording at a specified time, and stop VLC and the recording ...
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Get Current User Logged on Time (CMD Batch)

OS: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 Using the Windows command line, I can see the current user's logon time using the quser command. This results in more output than I desire, so I'm hoping to use ...
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Pass Parameters from vba to vbs

I'm trying to pass arugements to my vbscript from vba. Shell "wscript C:\test.vbs " & strName & fileDir But in the vbs its taking it as one arguement. How to pass two different ...
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Auto close Command prompt

I'm trying to close the the command prompt in vbscript. Code Set oShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell") Set oWmg = GetObject("winmgmts:") strWndprs = "select * from Win32_Process where ...
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Attempt to hide console using Command line, Run, Exec and Pipe in VBScript

I'm using Zbarimg which (I believe) outputs its data to STDOUT. So at present, a cmd string within a VBScript executes the command and stores it in a variable, thus: ...
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Computer does not stay awake after scheduled task

I have a scheduled task that wakes up the computer to run a batch file. However the computer turns back off after some time. I have my computer set to (never sleep) so after waking up from the task it ...
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Temporary Password for Domain Admin

A small non-profit company handling confidential information must grant remote domain admin access to their external IT services provider who manages the entire network, including new PCs, etc... ...
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New to scripting and need help running powershell script to deploy software. (powershell blocked execution) [closed]

The following script was written for me. My problem is that when our remote deployment system executes the script, Powershell on the local machine will not run the script. It has no problem running ...
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Finding a file with vbs and the open the location folder

is there a way to make a script in vbs (or other) that search in each hard drive partition for a file and then opens the location folder of the file if the file was found? So if I want to find the ...
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What is _Total in WMI output for list of processes?

I am trying to generate a list of processes running on a remote Windows 2008 server along with their CPU/Memory utilization through a .vbs script. Here is the WMI query that I have used: Select ...
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Writing a script for a multi network student lab to change networks

I work in a university/college and having a problem in one of the labs. At the moment we have a few programs that pull their licences from a licence server. This licence server has no internet ...
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Find active window with VBS script

I need to auto-refresh the desktop every 10 minutes. The only full-working way I found is using this VBS code. Sh.AppActivate "Program Manager" Sh.SendKeys("{F5}") But in this way the active ...
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Display Oldest Email Date and Time with Outlook Script in email body

I'm working on an auto reply in Outlook 2010 using a VBA script so that whenever someone emails me, there's an auto response that responds back with my current unread email count along with the date ...
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Detect touch hardware using VBScript

I am looking for a way to detect installed touch hardware using VBScript. My script doesn't work. This script is intended to look for a pointing device and echo accordingly. On Error Resume ...
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How can I make Outlook auto redirect emails to email address in body of email?

I would like to redirect a message received from a specific email to another email address. The email address to which the message will be redirected to will never be the same. I have looked through ...
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Unable to install font using VBScript due to exception “Object Required: 'objFolderItem'”

Here is my script based on How do I install a font from the Windows command prompt? Dim WinFontDir Dim SrcFontDir WinFontDir = "C:\Windows\Fonts" SrcFontDir = "..\fonts.test" Set objShell = ...
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Force Windows Update to check for updates with filters to avoid certain types of updates?

I Need to create a program that will check for and install important updates Would it be possible to have it only create a popup when updates are available? Currently I am using this code to check ...
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Script to look for specific folder names, then copy contents to destination path

I'm looking for some help with finding a script, or getting a starting point, as i'm a bit new to scripting. Basically what i'm trying to achieve is the following. A specific folder name, lets call ...
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Need to convert batch logon script to VBScript

We are currently moving from using batch logon scripts to VBScript. How should we write the following lines from our batch file in VBScript to have the equivalent effect? net use p: ...
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Script to scan through several directories, look for a file and copy it to a new name

Hopefully someone can help me out here. I need to clean up some data on a regular interval but short of doing it manually I haven't come up with a good solution. Here is the flow that I go through ...
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How can I remove the `qbqjralptr..vbs` worm? [duplicate]

I'm trying to remove a virus from my friend's PC. The virus is called qbqjralptr..vbs & I found it's a worm specified like USB – Dinihou – Houdini Worm.VBScript It seemed easy to remove but I ...
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Writing only first line of the command output in Windows cmd to a file

I want to modify the command somecommand >> file1.txt in a way that only the first line of the command output be saved to the file. How is it possible, what script is needed?
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count number of files in windows 7 search without duplicate ones

I scanned some files in my office in the pdf format and renamed the files and pasted them in different folders. In some cases I pasted the same files with the same names in 2 or more different ...
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File copy using vbs through unknown directory to known directory

Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject") Set objFile = objFSO.GetFile("c:\temp\abc\123.xml") objFile.Copy "c:\programdata\ABC\DEF\XXXXXX\JKL\" I need to move 123.xml to the \JKL ...
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(oldie not working on Win 8.0 x64?) Command prompt (.vbs) only solution to zip files and folders (batch .bat .cmd)

I worked with Can you zip a file from the command prompt using ONLY Windows' built-in capability to zip files? zip.vbs: Set objArgs = WScript.Arguments ZipFile = objArgs(0) ' Create empty ZIP ...